Keto Vanilla Coconut Butter Muffins Recipe
Basic doesn’t have to mean boring. Just look at these Keto vanilla coconut muffins for example! They are simple and clean, no fancy additions of overbearing flavors. Without any competing flavors, the vanilla and coconut are able to shine. You won’t believe how easy this one-bowl recipe is and how amazing they taste. So why not go back to basics? When you strip away the sugar and the excess carbs, you’re left with a satisfying and delicate muffin that will keep you coming back for more.
Five Fun Facts About Vanilla
- The vanilla plant is an orchid. In fact, vanilla is the only orchid with an edible fruit!
- Vanilla plants are traditionally pollinated by one particular group of bees, known as Melipona bees. In regions where there are no Melipona bees, vanilla pants must be pollinated by hand.
- The word vanilla comes from the Spanish, meaning “little pod.”
- Until the late 1800s, all of the world’s vanilla was grown in Mexico. Today, the largest producers of vanilla are Madagascar and Indonesia. However, there is a luxury market for vanilla grown elsewhere because location and climate have huge impacts on flavor, just like wine.
- When vanilla was first introduced to the Spanish in the early 16th century, they believed it was a perfume of some kind. It wasn’t until almost 1520 that they learned that the fragrant pods were also edible.
An Introduction to Flourless Baking
In one sense, all Keto baking is “flourless,” but this recipe takes it a step further by omitting even Keto-friendly flours, like almond or coconut flour.
So how is it possible to bake without even a flour substitute? Two words, coconut butter. Of course, it doesn’t need to be coconut butter. This can also be done with almond butter, like these muffins, or even avocado, like this brownie recipe.
So, whether you’re out of almond flour, looking for an easy nut-free option that is still low-carb or just looking to try something new, why not try a flourless low-carb recipe today?
Basic Baking Keto-Style
These recipes are the ones you come back to again. When it comes to all-around appeal, you just can beat the basics!
An unfussy muffin recipe for any occasion.
- Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C).
- Mix together all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Use a hand whisk if necessary.
- Pour into muffin pans (use silicone muffin pans or grease the metal pans). Makes 9 muffins.
- Bake for 16-18 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean when you insert it into a muffin.
All nutritional data are estimated and based on per serving amounts.
Net Carbs: 2 g
- Calories: 193
- Sugar: 2 g
- Fat: 17 g
- Carbohydrates: 6 g
- Fiber: 4 g
- Protein: 4 g